• Ken posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    Scientists May Have Accidentally Discovered An Unusual Property Of The Spider’s Web, Which Could Enable Its Use In Weather Sensors, Smart Textiles And the Creation Of Robotics Muscles. This Property, In Addition To Web’s Toughness And Resilience, Is The Web’s Ability To Supercontract /Shrink And Twist In Response To Humidity Changes.

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  • Ken posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 7 months, 1 week ago

    A Bird, Cardinal, Has Been Observed To Be One-Sided Male And The Other Side, Female—A Condition called “Gynandromorph.” This Sexual Split, Though Not Yet Confirmed In The Bird, Has Been Reported In Reptiles, Butterflies, And Crustaceans. Scientists Are Curious As To How This Would Make Them Different From Conventional Cardinals.

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  • Ken posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 8 months, 2 weeks ago

    If Life Or The Earth Still Exist In 1 To 4 Byrs From Now, Then There Is Cause For Concern Because of A Potential Catastrophic Collison Between Our Galaxy, The Milky Way , And Another Galaxy, Large Magellanic Cloud, At About This Period. If That Doesn’t Finish The Earth/Life Off Then Andromeda Would In 6 To 8 Byrs.

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  • Ken posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 8 months, 3 weeks ago

    A Bird, The Madagascar Pochard, Believed To Have Been Extinct After Not Seen In 15 Years Was Rediscovered In 2016. 25 Of The Discovered Birds Are Said To Be The Rarest Birds In The World. Apparently, Conservationist Are Doing A Great Job Restoring The Species After 21 Of Them Were Recently Released At A Lake In North Madagascar.

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  • Ken posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 9 months, 1 week ago

    Talk About The Animal With The Fastest Snap Jaw On The Planet. I know, Names Like Trap-Jaw Ants And Mantis Shrimp May Come To Mind. But No, The New Kid On The Block, From Asia And Australia, Is The Mystrium Camillae, Otherwise Known As The Dracula Ant. The Ant Is Said To Snap Its Jaw At Speeds Of More Than 200 mph

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  • Ken posted an update in the group Group logo of HotelHotel 10 months ago

    The First High Rise Hotel
    Has Been Built Underground, In A Quarry In China, At The Cost Of About $300 Million. Some Ground Rooms In The Hotel Are Said To Be Submerged Under The Quarry, Giving Guests The Viewing Pleasure Of The Lake Environment. The Shimao Quarry Hotel Would Set Guest Back ($489 – $546) Per Night. Cool!

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  • Ken posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 10 months, 2 weeks ago

    The New Star, About 13.5 Byr Old, Called 2MASS J18082002–5104378 B, Discovered In Our Galaxy, The Milky Way , Has A Couple Of Major Implications, And That Is: 1) The Milky Is Way Older Than The 8-10 Billion Estimated Years, And 2)That The Very First Stars Did Not Have To Be All Massive As Originally Theorized.

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  • Ken posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 11 months ago

    At 13 Million Pounds, This is Definitely The Most Massive Organism On Earth. The Organism, Named Pando, Found In Utah, In the USA, Is Actually A One Tree Forest Comprising About 47,000 Quivering Aspen Trees, All Formed From The Same Root. Unfortunately, This Goliath Is Dwindling In Size Due To Foraging And Human Activities.

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  • Ken posted an update in the group Group logo of OtherOther 11 months, 2 weeks ago

    Another Major Short Coming To The Deep Space Mission, Especially To Mars, May Have Been Unraveled By Scientists. According To The New Study, Carried Out On Mice, Deep Space Travel Could Expose Humans To Cosmic Radiations Which Could Damage The Digestive Tract, Stomach, And Colon And Could Cause Cancer.

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  • Ken posted an update in the group Group logo of ProductProduct 11 months, 4 weeks ago

    Instead Of Building Artificial Intelligence (AI) That Could Predict When A Patient With A Severe Heart Attack Could Die, Scientists And Innovators Should Be More Focused On Developing Devices Such As The MitraClip, Which Could Be Used To Sharply Reduce Deaths In Folks With Severe Heart Disease. Nice!

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